REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS
1. Proposal Narrative: (Not to exceed TWO pages).
In addition to the two page limit, please include this Application Form (PDF) with your proposal narrative.
a. Clearly describe the nature, goals, and impact of the proposed research, educational, operation, or outreach initiative.
b. Include detailed plans/schedule for accomplishing proposed goals.
c. State the estimated number of people you intend to reach.
d. State your means of sharing the impact of your project or initiative with the rest of our University community. Please state any steps you have already taken to get the word out about your project.
e. How does your event address the four SSI themes: Healthy Communities, Waste Prevention and Reduction, Climate Action, and/or Community Awareness?
2. Completed Budget
Please fill out and upload this budget form, which must include a list of itemized expenditures – e.g. supplies and materials, travel costs for seminar speakers, etc. (NOTE: This program can NOT support expenditures for computers, equipment, and/or faculty salaries.) Must also indicate any non-Graham support that may be either pending (P) or confirmed (C).
3. Budget Justification: (Not to exceed ONE page) Must include:
4. Information About Initiative Leadership and Team: (ONE page, plus one resume)
Please allow 2-4 weeks for a decision announcement.
Small Scale Grant Recipient Requirements
At the Graham Sustainability Institute, our dedication to academic excellence for the public good is inseparable from our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our mission of engaging, empowering, and supporting faculty, staff, and students to foster sustainability solutions includes ensuring that each member of our community thrives. We believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are key to individual empowerment, and the advancement of sustainability knowledge, learning and leadership. See: http://graham.umich.edu/diversity